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In AZA and BBG, there is no limit to your leadership. This is your hub for all of the current opportunities to make an impact on our Movement. Check back often to see what's available!

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Join the International Leadership Network (ILN)

The ILN is an opportunity for members from every community, regardless of position or grade, to raise their hand to help build our Movement. Whether you want to plan events, envision new ways to strengthen our priorities, or build bridges between our communities across the world—there are endless ways for you to step up and lead. Learn more about the structure and opportunities in the ILN.

All current opportunities (unless specified in the description) will remain open and will welcome new Alephs and BBGs on a rolling basis.

This year, we're trying something new and rolling out ILN opportunities in waves. We'll have more opportunities than ever—some that are for the full year, some only for a few months, and everything in between. In addition to the 16 (!!) opportunities below, here's what's coming soon:

Email or text +1-202-852-7019 if you need anything or have an idea for something you don't see here. Please share these opportunities with any Aleph or BBG that you think can make a difference in our Order. Everyone should have the opportunity to apply, so spread this to as many of your friends as possible (groups, emails, text, WhatsApp, GroupMe, etc.). Talk to you soon!

Step 1: Make Your ILN Profile

Fill out the universal information form for the International Leadership Network (ILN). If you're not already signed in to JotForm, make sure you either create an account or sign in to one you already have. This will allow you to keep tabs on the committees and task forces you're interested in, as well as save them and come back.

Whether you're signing up for one opportunity or three, you only have to fill this form out once. Let us get to know you!

Step 2: Sign Up for Your Teams

Sign up for any of the ILN Opportunities that you are interested in. All of the forms are saveable, so feel free to save your work and come back later if needed.

Aleph Engagement Task Force

Work with Alephs and BBYO professionals to advance BBYO's engagement, recruitment, hosting, and program strategies to reach, inspire, and involve more Jewish teen males.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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All Abilities Inclusion Task Force

The All Abilities Inclusion Task Force will create programs and resources for communities with a focus on people of all abilities, lead planning for Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (February), promote BBYO participation in Jewish Disability Advocacy Day, and lead monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interview on BBYO On Demand.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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BBYO Field Organizing Corps

The BBYO Field Organizing Corps will be responsible for registering voters, pledging voters, working at the pools (and getting their friends ther too), promoting deadlines, running events, and educating teens about voting. This team will be the core team running BBYO's Voice Your Vote campaign.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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BBYO On Demand

BBYO On Demand is a rapidly expanding hub that offers various ways to share ideas, learn, laugh, watch TV, make music, challenge each other, make the world a better place, celebrate all that we are, and have a really fun time while doing it. It’s also a way for each of us, independently or with friends, to engage with exciting content, featured guests, incredible speakers and entertainers, and most importantly, other Jewish teens. The Studio Team x BBYO On Demand runs everything from content to the behind the scenes operations. 

This wave of Opportunities will close on Monday, July 20. 

Current Opportunities 
Learn more about these roles on the application.

  • Head Gamer

  • Channel Surfer

  • Zoom Wrangler

  • Video Manager

  • Hype Squad

  • Desk Managers: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, Arts and Music, Current Events, Global Connectivity, Meet Ups, Pop Culture, University Prep, School Prep, Sports, Food

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Climate Crisis Task Force

The Climate Crisis Task Force is a cohort of teens committed to building a more liveable future through advocacy, education, and international organizing. The Task Force works to make BBYO programs more environmentally friendly and advocates for the protection of the Earth's environment and lead monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interviews on BBYO On Demand.

Teams will be assigned on September 1st, so please fill out the application prior to that date. Email bbyoclimatecrisis@gmail.com with questions or concerns.

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Explore Israel Committee

The Explore Israel Committee (EIC) serves as a hub of idea generation, open conversation, and resource collection to bring Israel awareness and dialogue to the AZA & BBG experience around the world. Through small group work in Chevrutah on passion projects, the EIC elevates the frequency and strengthens the content of Israel-centric programming. This committee will additionally lead (at least) monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interviews on BBYO On Demand.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Genocide Education Committee

The Genocide Education Committee will advocate for, support, and endorse Holocaust and genocide education legislation on state and local levels. In addition to the above, this group will steward BBYO's Zikaron BaSalon campaign, create resources for all Alephs and BBGs to use to advocate in their home communities and beyond, and lead monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interviews on BBYO On Demand.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Jewish Enrichment Target Chapters

The Jewish Enrichment Target Chapter program is designed to provide mentorship and coaching for elevating Jewish moments on the chapter level. Chapters in the program will have the ability to enhance their programming around Jewish holidays, Shabbat, and movement initiatives. We're looking for a wide-variety of chapters to be a part of our first year-long cohort! Chapters chosen will receive additional funding, a dedicated consultant, and more.

This opportunity is limited to North American chapters and will close on August 5th. Chosen chapters will be notified on August 12th. Any questions? Email azabbg@bbyo.org.

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LGBTQ+ Task Force

The LGBTQ+ Task Force will create tools for communities to faciliate conversations and programs with a focus on LGBTQ+, lead the planning of BBYO Global Pride (June), and lead monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interviews on BBYO On Demand.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Membership Task Force

The Membership Task Force will identify and help execute on building stronger pipelines and growing membership locally and throughout the order with a focus on North America and lead monthly events, rallies, trainings, or info sessions on BBYO On Demand.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Mental Health Task Force

The Mental Health Task Force will create tools for communities to faciliate conversations and programs with a mental health focus, lead the planning of Mental Health Awareness Month (May), and lead monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interviews on BBYO On Demand with a mental health focus.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Racial Justice Education Task Force

The Racial Justice Education Task Force is a cohort of teens working towards both educating and providing tangible action steps for the Movement to take regarding the injustices that the Black community, Indigenous people, and People of Color (BIPOC) face across the world. This includes (but won’t be limited to): creating actively anti-racist BBYO environments, formalizing BBYO’s support through written legislation, educating on voter suppression, providing teens with opportunities to learn from professionals, and lifting the voices of BIPOC.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Rise UP Task Force

The Rise UP Task Force will work to establish Rise UP as a Movement priority by building programming resources, launching the Rise UP website, and continuing to combat anti-Semitism. The Task Force will work with professionals in the Jewish community to lift the voices of Jewish teens and speak out against anti-Semitism.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Standing Up for Upstanders Task Force

COVID-19 has affected so many people around the world, but we can’t forget about the people who risk their lives and their health for strangers every day. It’s time that we give back to them and thank them for all that they do. We are looking for a cohort of leaders to help us drive how we as a Movement can respond to the COVID crisis by raising money, building service projects, and hosting programs on BBYO On Demand.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Summer Press Corps

The Summer Press Corps (June-August) captures stories from around the Movement to provide ongoing updates for The Shofar: The International Newsletter of AZA & BBG and manage the Snapchat and TikTok for the Movement. We’re looking for a cohort of Alephs and BBGs to keep the content coming.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks. Don't worry though, we’ll be back in July with opportunities for our year-round Press Corps—stay tuned!

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Virtual Shabbat Task Force

The Virtual Shabbat Task Force will help to curate and implement virtual Shabbat and Havdalah programs. We will work together to create multiple Shabbat and Havdalah experiences throughout the summer that highlight different global communities and offer experiences that represent BBYO’s pluralistic approach to Judaism.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Wellness Task Force

The Wellness Task Force will create tools for communities to facilitate conversations and programs with a wellness focus, build and run virtual and in-person Zen Zone experiences, and lead monthly discussions, events, trainings, and interviews on BBYO On Demand.

This opportunity is rolling, so sign up as soon as you’re ready to jump in! We’ll keep welcoming new members every few weeks.

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Constitutional Task Force | Due Friday, October 19

The Constitutions of the Grand Order of the Aleph Zadik Aleph and the International Order of the B'nai B'rith Girls are the chief governing documents of our Orders. We're looking for those government and democracy lovers (you might call us nerds?) who want to help update our Constitutions. Apply to join the Constitutional Task Force and jump right into editing, aligning, and modernizing these historical documents.

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Sustainability Task Force | Due Friday, October 19

Join Rose Leveen, of Evergreen Region, and Hannah Merenstein, of Rocky Mountain Region, as we launch our inaugural Sustainability Task Force! If you're a lover of tikkun olam and believe that we can keep planning the high quality AZA and BBG experiences we all love while making more sustainable choices, you're in the right place. Raise your hand to help out and join the Sustainability Task Force.

Apply

Press Corps | Rolling Application

The Press Corps is AZA and BBG's international news network. Join correspondents from around the world in sharing stories through writing, photos, and videos for The Shofar, our official newsletter. We are currently looking for some awesome Alephs and BBGs to join our team who love social media, storytelling, and communications.

Correspondent Job Description:

  • Submit at least one post for The Shofar per month.

  • Takeover BBYO Insider Snapchat story at local experiences.

  • Participate in viral video campaigns.

  • Record videos and take photos at local events.

  • Record vlog style interviews and testimonials.

Correspondent Open Positions:

Active Jewish Teens: Belarus
Active Jewish Teens: Georgia
Active Jewish Teens: Kazakhstan
Active Jewish Teens: Moldova
Active Jewish Teens: Russia
Active Jewish Teens: Ukraine
Active Jewish Teens: Uzbekistan
Australia
Austria
Balkans: Bosnia & Herzegovina
Balkans: Croatia
Balkans: Slovakia
Balkans: Macedonia
Bulgaria
China
Colombia
Connecticut Valley
Denmark
Eastern Canada
Eastern: Dixie
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greater Jersey Hudson River: Central
Greater Jersey Hudson River: Northern
Hagoschrim: Switzerland
Hungary
Italy
Jew Beyachad: Latvia
Kentucky Indiana Ohio
Keystone Mountain
Lithuania
Macabi Tzair: Uruguay
Maccabi Tzair: Israel
Manhattan
Mid-America: Kansas City
Mid-America: Omaha
Mexico
Miami
New England
Northwest Canada
Northern Region East: Baltimore
Ohio Northern
Poland
Red River
Rocky Mountain
Romania
South Jersey
Spain
Turkey
Vancouver

Call for Legislation

The Executive Body, which consists of all council, regional, and country presidents, meets in-person twice a year and virtually throughout the year to vote on legislation from you and your peers to move us forward. We update the constitution, vote on our Movement Priorities, commit AZA and BBG to tackling big issues, introduce new campaigns and initiatives, and celebrate major achievements.
One of the most beautiful parts of AZA and BBG is the ability for any member to have a voice in what they'd like to see for our Movement. What's your vision for how we move forward?

Submit legislation for February Executives Conference by Monday, January 13, 2020.

Submit Legislation

If you need a little help writing your legislation, take a look at the legislation docket from August Executives Conference 2018. If you have questions, email azabbg@bbyo.org

Start a Chapter

One of the greatest legacies any Aleph or BBG can leave is starting a new chapter or launching a new community in their council, region, or country. This is one of the fastest ways to grow BBYO around the world.

But why would you start a new chapter? Great question. There are three important questions to think about when it comes to chapter start-up:

  1. Does your chapter have enough leadership opportunities for everyone involved?

  2. Are there specialized groups of people in your community that could form a chapter (e.g., Summer camp alumni or Russian-speaking Jews)?

  3. Is there a city, town, or suburb in your area that has Jewish people, but no chapter?

There are many reasons to start a new chapter. Utilize these tools below to guide you through the process for creating and sustaining a new AZA, BBG, or BBYO chapter.

Chartering Process

Follow these steps to officially launch your AZA, BBG, or BBYO chapter. If you're looking for a Name Change Petition, head here. For more information, check out the Chapter Chartering Process Overview.

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